Category: Work It Wednesday

Work it Wednesday: Mix it up

Let’s face it, the monotony is driving the kids crazy. And, likewise, the parents. The same exact routine day after day is bringing us all down. So today, on Work it Wednesday, we mixed it up! Not for the benefit of the parents, but…

Work it Wednesday: A setback is only a temporary obstacle

How are you all doing? If you follow me, you might have noticed I haven’t made any blog posts since Friday. Well, I experienced a minor setback in the form of a horrible stomach bug. I was so weak, miserable, and tired. I couldn’t…

Work It Wednesday: Live through your intentions

We all have intentions, whether simple or complex. We can have intentions meant for a single activity or intentions focused on long term achievement. Today I encourage you to live through your intentions. What are intentions? These are things we plan to do, and…

Work it Wednesday: Get up early

Okay, this is a do as I say, not as I do moment. Because truthfully, I’m not good at waking up early so I can take care of myself before the kids. Perhaps it is because our kids are early risers, or because I’ve…

Work it Wednesday: Finding my words

If you haven’t gathered already, Wednesdays serve as my start days. Or rather, my get my bottom in gear days, as I realize the week is dissipating with still so much to do. This week, and really even last week, have been a struggle…

Work it Wednesday: Organizing kid closets

Kid closets…well, they can be a challenge. But with a little organization they can be well functioning hiding places. Let’s face it though, they don’t stay organized. So as parents it is our task to reorganize at least a couple times a year. I…

Work it Wednesday: A perfect start

Wednesday, to me, is what Monday should be. But Monday is wrought with expectation and full of sadness over loss of the weekend. For many, Monday is a disappointment, not a new beginning or fresh start. Yet, we give such power to Monday in…

Work It Wednesday: Ask for help

Okay, let’s be honest. One of our biggest obstacles to success is simply having the help we need. Truth is, we all avoid it: asking for help. But why? Are we a glutton for punishment? Are we too proud? Could we actually be self…

Work it Wednesday: The suddenly homeschool teacher-parent

Let’s be honest, there’s a reason many of us don’t choose to homeschool our children. Teaching our own is hard! I mean, so hard! The tantrums, the whining, the “I can’t do this” and “it’s too hard” statements, all get to us. And let’s…

Work It Wednesday: Fresh perspectives with fresh air

Sometimes we can get pulled into the mundane when every day feels like a song on repeat. We can lose our motivation and creativity with such feelings, because we have fallen into the same pattern and practice. Something I’ve found that can really ignite…